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May 25, 2017

 

Iris spuria

Iris Parade

Generally, all the shorter iris types bloom earliest, starting the parade of iris flowers that continues throughout the summer.

May 4, 2017

 

hardiness zones

Hardiness Zones

Although we sometimes ignore hardiness maps, they really do provide information that is crucial to the success of our plants.

September 22, 2016

 

Cletra alnifolia shrub

Fragrant Shrubs

If you yearn for more fragrance in your garden, here are some suggestions for ornamental sweetshrubs that you could plant this fall.

October 15, 2015

 

meadow rue

Thalictrum Species Do Well In Shade

All meadow rues offer height in a shade garden.

June 25, 2015

 

Roses in the rain.

O Rose So Fair And Sweet!

This is the time of year to enjoy roses in our gardens. Here are some poems about these lovely flowers.

March 19, 2015

 

japanese tree lilac

Japanese Tree Lilac

Japanese Tree Lilac is a useful, adaptable ornamental tree.

November 13, 2014

 

foxglove

Classic Plants

Like a little black dress, some plants are classics and never go out of style.

October 16, 2014

 

joe pye weed

Smaller And Better

Dwarf varieties of old favorites are much more suitable for small yards.

August 28, 2014

 

sunny rain gardens

Sunny Rain Gardens

Deep-rooted native plants can absorb many inches of rain per day, dramatically reducing run-off into streets.

May 1, 2014

 

dandelion fluff

Rhymes For Kids

We're reading a group of children's rhymes about flowers and spring.

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